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Video support for learningBOX

Video materials have become an indispensable part of e-learning. This article explains how to use video materials in learningBOX. Two ways to embed videos in learningBOX There are two main ways to embed videos as learningBOX learning materials. Uploading videos to learningBOX itself Embed videos uploaded to external services such as YouTube and Vimeo in learningBOX. Uploading videos to learningBOX itself Advantages You can accurately record the playback time of videos. You can confirm that you have watched the video without skipping to the end. Videos can be protected based on your learningBOX account. Easy to use as you don't have to use multiple services. There are no advertisements, so you can concentrate on learning. You can change the playback speed. Disadvantages There is a limit of 30 MB per video for the starter plan and 500 MB per video for the standard plan. How to upload videos to external services Advantages High quality videos can be delivered even with the starter plan. Disadvantages Depending on the external service, advertisements may be delivered and you may not be able to concentrate on learning. There may be additional usage fees for external services. You will have to manage your external service and learningBOX account twice. Anyone who knows the URL of the external service may be able to view the videos. Recommended usage If you wish to use videos that have already been published on an external service as teaching materials, it is convenient to embed videos that have already been published on the external service as they are, but if you wish to distribute new videos using learningBOX, we recommend uploading the videos to learningBOX itself. We also hope that you will consider using the Standard Plan when doing so. Security and delivery stability We use Amazon Web Services' Cloud Front to deliver videos from more than 100 edge locations around the world, including the Tokyo region. In addition, a one-time URL with an expiration date is generated for each user at the time of delivery. Future Update Policy Support for videos exceeding 500 MB We will create a mechanism to accept videos up to about 2 GB through a pre-compression mechanism. Support for multiple bit rates In anticipation of the 5G era, we will create a mechanism to automatically select from multiple delivery bitrates. Support for new codecs Currently, H264 is used, but we will promote support for H265, VP9, AV1, and other codecs. Implementation of search function in videos Automatic transcription of audio in videos will be made available for search. Support for subtitles Registration of subtitle files and subtitle editing within learningBOX Implementation of UI for full-screen playback Enable to change the playback speed of videos even during full-screen playback. We are looking for developers If you are interested in developing features such as those in future updates, we welcome your entry.
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Teaching materials for use with learningBOX

learningBOX is an e-learning system (LMS) available for ¥30,000 per year per 100 students. learningBOX currently offers the following six types of course materials. These materials can be combined to create flexible courses. 1. questions -- QuizGenerator Questions created by QuizGenerator can be used as course materials, and can be set to be used as a test by limiting the number of attempts to one, or by setting a passing score and having students take the test repeatedly until they pass the passing score. 2. PDF PDF files can be registered as teaching materials, and Word and PowerPoint files can also be converted to PDF files for use as teaching materials. PDF files such as product brochures, user manuals, maintenance manuals, etc. can also be registered for use in training sales staff and maintenance technicians. Memorization cards Memorization cards can be used as teaching materials. They can be used for memorizing vocabulary and terms. 4. YouTube YouTube videos can be embedded as teaching materials, and by using YouTube's limited open function, videos for internal use can also be distributed. An update to learningBOX is scheduled for later this year, which will include the ability to upload videos to learningBOX itself. 5. reports Students can submit long reports and attachments, which can be graded by teachers. 6. certificate A certificate can be issued to certify that the student has completed the course to the end. 7. video You can upload videos to learningBOX. The normal plan is limited to 30 MB, but you can upload videos up to 500 MB with the high-capacity video plan. To find out how long a video can be uploaded, please refer to our Video Capacity page. Coming... We are currently developing the following materials Questionnaire -- A form for users to answer questions about their impressions of the course after learning it. Reading material -- An e-book reader with a book-like UI. Flashcards -- Automatic flipping type memorization cards. SCORM as-is -- Uploads SCORM materials to the site. HTML -- Uploads SCORM interface to HTML.